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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 6.Understands the causes of the American Revolution, the ideas and interests involved in shaping the revolutionary movement, and reasons for the American victory
  
Topics1. Principles of the Declaration of Independence; 2. Historical documents, treaties, and agreements
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 6.Understands the creation of the Declaration of Independence (e.g., historical antecedents that contributed to the document, individuals who struggled for independence)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  creation of the Declaration of Independence
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows about the historical antecedents that contributed to the Declaration of Independence   
  2. Knows about individuals who struggled for independence    


Citation Log: BD(AE,74;​LE,75;​LI,73-74;​NI,14,16)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   NCHS: U.S. History, Expanded Edition
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
N   NAEP: Framework 2006

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document